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John Cheever

John William Cheever was an American novelist and short story writer. He is sometimes called "the Chekhov of the suburbs". His fiction is mostly set in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, the Westchester suburbs, old New England villages based on various South Shore towns around Quincy, Massachusetts, where he was born, and Italy, especially Rome. His short stories included "The Enormous Radio", "Goodbye, My Brother", "The Five-Forty-Eight", "The Country Husband",... Read More

BornJohn William Cheever
May 27, 1912
Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.
DiedJune 18, 1982 (aged 70)
Ossining, New York, U.S.
OccupationWriter, novelist
Years active1935–1982
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